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Sleep: a waste of time

Sleep: a waste of time

Brendan Davidson, sports writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

As the school year draws to close, students are more stressed than ever with finals, AP tests and homework. We have minimal time to relearn much of the year’s content for each class. Loads of work exhaust students and ensure we suffer late into the night. Getting a healthy amount of sleep is more difficu...

7 Ways to Fuel Your Brain

7 Ways to Fuel Your Brain

Anna Mullendore, features writer

April 26, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Health + Wellness

Anna Mullendore Getting enough sleep is vital for your nervous system, thus crucial to your concentration, coordination and memory. But when a student’s lack of sleep is due to early morning reviews, demanding classes and other extracurriculars, sleep falls down the priority totem pole. There’s no magic potion to passing that Honors Precalculus te...

Sleepless

Sleepless

Abby Christensen, news editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The first thing I noticed were his eyes. His upper eyelids drooped, and he had bags underneath them. His voice was quiet and monotone, sounding faintly uninterested. He said the interview itself was difficult because he had trouble staying on topic and would forget what he was going to say. Zack Curtis...

May sleep be with you

May sleep be with you

Anna Mullendore, features writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Important facts to keep in mind: During teenage years, biological sleep patterns shift, making it more natural for teens not to have the ability of falling asleep before 11:00 pm., according to the National Sleep Foundation. Teens need about 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night to take on their day...

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